Gemtek Teams with Ubiquisys for Intelligent Femtocell and Small Cell Range


13th July 2011

High volume femtocell manufacturer selects Ubiquisys model for new product range

Swindon, UK and Hsinchu, Taiwan: 13 July 2011 – Ubiquisys, the developer of intelligent 3G/LTE small cells, and Gemtek, the world-leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced that Gemtek will design and manufacture a new range of intelligent femtocell and small cell products using the Ubiquisys Femto-Engine system.

Under the terms of the agreement, Gemtek will use the Ubiquisys Femto-Engine reference design and intelligent cell software to develop a new range of residential and enterprise femtocell-integrated products, plus public-space small-cell hotspots.

Gemtek is the world-leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, and is already one of the world’s leading femtocell manufacturers. With core competency in RF/Microwave design, software engineering and manufacturing excellence, Gemtek also has strong strategic alliances with the worldwide leading technology pioneers as their Alpha site.

Ubiquisys intelligent cell software is commercially proven to provide a range of unique benefits for end users and operators. In residential femtocells, its continuous self-adapting behaviour eliminates interference problems and ensures a high quality user experience. In enterprise deployments it enables femtocells to autonomously create a self-organising network, taking the complexity and cost out of providing seamless indoor coverage for any size and shape of business space. For public space capacity hotspots, Ubiquisys enables low-cost installation and operation, plus the ability to deploy at very high density to provide maximum data capacity.

“The rapid growth of consumer femtocells and public small cell hotspots demands new levels of device innovation,” said Randy Hsu, CTO Gemtek. “The Ubiquisys Femto-Engine model enables us to leverage our wireless broadband expertise to develop innovative new intelligent cells for our customers.”

“Intelligent cells transform the mobile user experience and change the economics of networks at the same time,” said Will Franks, CTO and founder, Ubiquisys. “We’re delighted to be working with Gemtek, a recognised leader in wireless broadband and a volume provider of femtocells.”

About Gemtek
Founded in 1991, Gemtek (TSE: 4906) is the world-leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, offering a wide range of solutions from residential to business. As one of the earliest companies who provided WLAN products, nowadays Gemtek bases on the core competency in RF/Microwave design, software engineering, and manufacturing excellence to bring products to market faster and more economically than others. With our strong strategic alliances with the worldwide chipset manufacturers as their Alpha site, Gemtek's vision is to create a communication world without physical boundaries. Gemtek is in the business of helping the world to realize the enormous potential of a wireless broadband world.

About Ubiquisys
Ubiquisys is the leading developer of intelligent 3G and LTE small cells, with over 20 commercial deployments underway.

The Ubiquisys difference is intelligence: cells that continuously listen to their surroundings, making autonomous decisions about configuration, application triggers and media interaction. The result is a unique range of public space, metro and rural small cells, self-organising femto networks for enterprise, plus design-to-order residential femtocells. Ubiquisys software and systems define the complete ready-to-deploy intelligent cell. They have enabled operators and manufacturers to fast-track new intelligent cell products.

Ubiquisys investors include Accel Partners, Advent Venture Partners, Atlas Venture, 5 Continents Consulting Group (5CCG), Pacific Venture Partners, SerComm Corporation, UMC Capital Corporation, Yasuda Enterprise Development Co, Google and T-Mobile Venture Fund. (www.ubiquisys.com).

Press contact (Ubiquisys)
Ed Howson

Email: Ed.Howson@temono.com
Phone: +44 7740 173051

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